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Participants in Vance Center South Africa Visiting Lawyer Program

(as of 12/17/2013)


Name

NYC placement

Year of NYC placement

Current employer name

Current position

Beja, Xolisa

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Morgan Stanley

2002-03

Prinsloo, Tindle & Andropolous

Partner

Bonakele, Tembinkosi

Clifford Chance

2002-03

Competition Commission of SA

Deputy Commissioner

Mathai, Masizakhe

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

2002-03

First Rand Bank

Legal Counsel

Mathopo, Lerato

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; J.P. Morgan

2002-03

DM5 Attorneys

Partner

Mokhari, William

Cravath, Swaine & Moore

2002-03

Duma Nokwe Chambers

Advocate

Moosa, Avania

Shearman & Sterling; Credit Suisse

2002-03

Nedbank Capital

Legal Advisor

Mulangaphuma, Vele

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

2002-03

DM5 Attorneys

Partner

Fikelepi, Ursula

Sullivan & Cromwell; Goldman Sachs

2003-04

Absa Bank Limited

Chief Operations Officer

Thekiso, Windsor-Fortune

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

2003-04

Standard Chartered Bank

Wholesale Legal Counsel, South Africa

Thobela-Mkhulisi, Jabu

O'Melveny & Myers

2003-04

Unilever South Africa

Manager, Group Legal

Mabuza, Sabelo

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Credit Suisse

2004-05

Mabuza Hewu Inc.

Partner

Mahlangu, Peter

Kirkland & Ellis

2004-05

Cheadle Thompson Haysom

Partner

Mhlaba, Zingisa

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Morgan Stanley

2004-05

Sasol

Principal Legal Advisor

Ngoepe, Bester

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

2004-05

Webber Wentzel

Partner

Sader, Muhammad

O'Melveny & Myers

2004-05

Baker & McKenzie

Local partner

Made, Nontuthuzelu

O'Melveny & Myers

2005-06

Anglo American

Tax Manager

Nzimande, Meluleki

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

2005-06

Webber Wentzel

Partner

Qokweni, Nzame

Shearman & Sterling; Morgan Stanley

2005-06

Norton Rose (Denys Reitz)

Partner

Velleman, Zodwa Zenzile

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

2005-06

Brandhouse

Legal Director

Kleinhans, Yolande

Kirkland & Ellis

2006-07

Absa Bank Limited

Legal Counsel

Memela, Velile

Mayer Brown; Merrill Lynch

2006-07

FirstRand Bank

Legal Counsel

Mjali, Zintle

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

2006-07

Fredericks & Mjali

Director

Moshodi, Trudy

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

2006-07

Development Bank of SA

Legal Advisor

Zukani, Monwabisi

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

2006-07

Absa Capital

Legal Counsel

Zungu, Sibusiso

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

2006-07

Bowman Gilfillan

Partner

Lecheko, Emma

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

2007-08

Samancor Limited

Legal Superintendent

Mapongwana, Belinda

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Morgan Stanley

2007-09

Absa Capital

Associate Principal

Pillay, Dhineshree

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

2007-08

Standard Bank

Legal Consultant

Price, Brian

Sullivan & Cromwell

2007-08

Werksmans

Partner

Anthony, Siviwe

Kirkland & Ellis; SDNY

2008-09

Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs

Partner

Gcabashe, Tholinhlanh

Sullivan & Cromwell

2008-09

Bowman Gilfillan

Senior Associate

Gwala, Michael

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

2008-09

Adams & Adams

Partner

Vundla, Lindiwe

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

2008-09

South African Airways

Legal Counsel

Mthembu, Lindani

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

2009-10

Bowman Gilfillan

Partner

Buthelezi, Siphile

Davis Polk & Wardwell; Morgan Stanley

2010-11

Bowman Gilfillan

Senior Associate

Masingi, Thabang

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

2010-11

Webber Wentzel

Partner

Mongoato, Rorisang

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

2010-12

Norton Rose

Associate

Dyantyi, Ndumiso

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

2011-12

Norton Rose

Senior Associate

Moloi, Zanele

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

2011-12

Bowman Gilfillan

Senior Associate




Parekh, Amit

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

2011-2013

na

LL.M. student at Harvard Law School

Bodibe, Lefentse

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

2013-14

na

Associate

Bookholane, Masechaba Maputhi

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

2013-14

na

Associate




Mngomezulu, Ngisana

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Morgan Stanley

2013-14

na

Associate




Please visit the Law Society of South Africa's website for the legal fellow program information and application.

To learn more about the history of the program, please find our brochure here.